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Part 2 - Presentation for UKTI Southwest on Aus & NZ business opportunities Part 2 - Presentation for UKTI Southwest on Aus & NZ business opportunities Presentation Transcript

  • Australian opportunities: low carbon • Ratified Kyoto protocol in 2007 and introduced a price on carbon on July 1 2012 • Needs to double renewable energy use by 2020 to meet legally binding Renewable Energy Target (RET) • Recently announced it will link its new carbon price to the EU carbon trading scheme by 2018 • Contact antonia.yendell@fco.gov.uk for FreeDigitalPhotos.net more informationType your title and date here 00/00/0000 1UNCLASSIFIED
  • Australian opportunities: e-commerce • Australians spent around £7 billion online in 2011 • Online sales grew 90% from 2010 to 2011 • Opportunities in sporting and outdoor goods, cosmetics and beauty products, books, media and fashion • Goods under $1,000 bought overseas do not attract 10% GST • Contact joanna.olivera@fco.gov.uk FreeDigitalPhotos.net for more informationType your title and date here 00/00/0000 2UNCLASSIFIED
  • Australian opportunities: healthcare • Rated as the best Healthcare market in the Asia Pacific region for doing business • Australian healthcare industry currently generates revenue of A$92 billion (£57 billion) per year • Forecast to rise to A$113 billion (£70 billion) within five years • Contact joe.dodd@fco.gov.uk or read our healthcare sector briefing for more information FreeDigitalPhotos.netType your title and date here 00/00/0000 3UNCLASSIFIED
  • Australian infrastructure trends ‘Australia today has an extraordinary opportunity to be an integral part of the foundations of the Asian century’ Hamish Tyrwhitt, CEO Leighton HoldingsOpportunities for British Business in Australia and New Zealand - 2013 8
  • Australian opportunities: Infrastructure • Industrial Communities - building infrastructure to support mining projects in remote locations • Intermodal Hubs - integrating industry with city needs • Sustainability – moving to ‘Smart’ & ‘Green’ precincts • Renewable Energy • Food Security – building infrastructure to cope with extreme weather and monsoonal cycles Credit to Chris Ryan, OJO Images, Getty Images • Contact Antonia.Yendell@fco.gov.uk for more information.Opportunities for British Business in Australia and New Zealand - 2013 5
  • Australian opportunities: ports • 99% of Australia’s exports by sea • High demand for Australian FreeDigitalPhotos.net resources (particularly commodities) has driven large ports investment • £100 billion investment needed into new logistical infrastructure • Read more about opportunities in the Australian ports sector • Contact antonia.yendell@fco.gov.uk for more informationType your title and date here 00/00/0000 6UNCLASSIFIED
  • Australian opportunities: oil and gas • UKTI estimates £85bn invested in Australian O&G in 2012 • Designated as UKTI High Value Opportunity for 2013 • Australian upstream oil and gas industry expected to grow at two to three times the rate of the economy for at least the next 15 years. • Read more in the oil and gas sector briefing or contact Richard.Goldsmith@fco.gov.ukType your title and date here 00/00/0000 7UNCLASSIFIED
  • Australian opportunities: mining • Australia’s currently going through a commodities boom largely driven by China’s rapid industrial development • Significant mining areas of Australia: – Goldfields, Peel and Pilbara regions of Western Australia – The Hunter Valley in New South Wales – Bowen Basin in Queensland – Latrobe Valley in Victoria • Mining and mining services industries have doubled in size from 2002-03 to be 20% of GDP in 2011-12 • Contact Linda.Miles@fco.gov.uk for more informationOpportunities for British Business in Australia and New Zealand - 2013 8
  • Australian opportunities: financial services • Emerged from the global financial crisis relatively intact • Finance and insurance is the largest sector in the Australian economy, worth more than £83 billion in 2011 • Australia has world’s fourth largest asset pool due to ‘superanuation’. Assets reached approx £900 billion June 2011 • Contact melena.dirou@fco.gov.uk for more information FreeDigitalPhotos.netType your title and date here 00/00/0000 9UNCLASSIFIED
  • Australian opportunities: ICT • ICT contributes 4.6 % of Australia’s GDP (AU $82 billion) IBSA Dec 2010 • Building v fast broadband network to cover 95% of population (in 8-10 yrs) – At A$35.7 billion it’s the most expensive infrastructure project in Australia’s history • Opportunities in e-Health, e-Learning, digital entertainment, e-commerce for mobile • Internet usage in Australia is 90% penetration (5th best in the world) FreeDigitalPhotos.net • Contact Jim.Thompson@fco.gov.uk for more informationType your title and date here 00/00/0000 10UNCLASSIFIED
  • New Zealand opportunities - Infrastructure • $25 Billion in expenditure planned for the next four years over five main areas of infrastructure development 1. Transport 2. Telecommunications 3. Energy 4. Water 5. Social • Focus on rebuild of Christchurch and Auckland Infrastructure Credit to Chris Ryan, OJO Images, Getty ImagesUKTI New Zealand – Opportunities for British Business 07/11/2012 11